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Playing Around with PrayGround

It was much fun and an honor to write Playing Around with PrayGround. I wrote for both parents and children’s…

Gathering Stones: Kids All Grown – They are Solid Stones

This May marked the year that our youngest, our baby girl, graduated from the university.  She graduated from Dallas…

Gathering Stones —- before the first step

My feet are unsure, the river is swift and the stones slippery!  How do I get across these rivers without falling,…

A Trip of Nostalgia – Little Seeds Grow Bigger Than Life

Randy and I just arrived in the Czech Republic (Czechia).  This is the place where missions was planted in the heart of…

Tag You’re It – No Touch Backs

Kids playing tag in the yard just makes me smile.  Often you hear a voice rise above the laughter, "Tag your it!  No…

Release the Warrior Within

This is an excerpt from my new book, Playing Around in PrayGround, that is presently in edit, soon to be published.…

IF We Enter Into Their World, They Will Readily Enter Into Ours

Kids all over the world, in every situation of life, have a longing to PLAY!  In an earlier blog that is posted in the…

Dream Big! Have Faith! Work Hard!

In a child's mind, he/she can become a super hero with just the donning of a cape and a mask.  Dreaming is natural to a…

Parenting FROM a Place of Identity

God says in Proverbs 20:11, that even a small child is known by his actions . . .  And in Proverbs 23:7, as a man…

Living Our Legacy – Learning to Parent from One of the Single Most Sad Verses in the Bible

King Hezekiah had just gotten a word from the Prophet that he would die soon.  He 'turned his face to the wall and…

On the Edge But Still Tying Up Loose Ends

We once had a friend who was a world champion in speedwings.  He would jump off cliffs with a kite strapped to his…